PRESERVE THE RUSSIAN RIVER CORRIDOR IN DISTRICT 5!
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The PRMD is still encouraging vacation rentals with inflated day & night occupancy rates to block emergency vehicle access on dodgy narrow road in Monte Rio.

If a resident wants to apply for a vacation rental exclusion zone for their road based on topography and/or public safety, the application fee is $8,400.

Septic capacity is being based on number of bedrooms, not number of number of occupants. Permit applicants are allowed to hire their own contractor to verify unit compatibilty. Example: A two-bedroom duplex is permitted for 6 overnight guests and an additional 6 daytime guests (who shower after swimming in the river and soaking in the ubiquitous hot tub). That's 12 people using a 750gal. septic. The PRMD's own Well & Septic Department advises no more than 2 occupants for a 750gal. septic.

Support sensible changes to the Vacation Rental Ordinance and PRMD enforcement!
(These concerns, and more, were brought to Efren Carrillo's attention prior to the Board of Supervisor's vote on changes to the Vacation Rental Ordinance, April 2016)

Order your 'Welcome to Monte Rio' apparel at the link to the right.
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Wed, Sept 28, 2016 6-8pm
SAVE OUR RIVER: Low Flow Yes or No?
A Community Conversation with Noreen Evans and a Panel of Experts

Learn more and RSVP to: facebook.com/events/176934946045760/


Russian River Fire Station, 14100 Armstrong Woods Rd., Guerneville
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Sat, Oct 1, 2016 8am-6pm
GRANFONDO IS BACK IN MONTE RIO
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Image source: Press Democrat

The course is not offically closed until 6pm.

Bohemian Highway between Occidental and Monte Rio will be CLOSED from approximately 8:30-10:00am while the bulk of riders pass through this narrow corridor. If you must leave your home, please do so before or after these hours. CHP will assist with enforcement of this closure.
From 10:00-11:00am there will be a partial closure on this stretch of road.

8:45am-11:00am Monte Rio to Duncans Mills: Moscow Rd. Bicycle traffic westbound.

8:45am-12:00pm Monte Rio to Cazadero: Hwy 116, Cazadero Hwy. Bicycle traffic westbound, then northbound.
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Mon, Oct 3, 2016 6-9pm
MONTE RIO SUPPER CLUB
Monte Rio Supper Club
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Tue, Nov 1, 2016
Community Toxics Collection: GUERNEVILLE

Appointment Required:
Call: 707-795-2025, option 3
Toll-Free Call: 1-877-747-1870
Or e-mail: toxicsdisposal@cleanharbors.com


Call at least 24 hours prior to the event.
For a complete schedule visit Recycle Now
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Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Community Toxics Collection: MONTE RIO

Appointment Required:
Call: 707-795-2025, option 3
Toll-Free Call: 1-877-747-1870
Or e-mail: toxicsdisposal@cleanharbors.com


Call at least 24 hours prior to the event.
For a complete schedule visit Recycle Now

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TOXIC BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ALERTS
FOR MONTE RIO & PATERSON POINT:

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Click here for weekly reports.

Monte Rio is a town with approximately 1,058 residents and is 1.90 square miles in size.

It is considered to be lower middle class. In other words, a disproportionately large percentage of its households earn between $25,000 and $50,000 per year.




 
 
WELCOME TO
MONTE RIO
VACATION RENTAL CLUSTER*FUCK
WE'RE ALL MAD.

Click on t-shirt, below, for design detail.
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ORDER T-SHIRTS, TANK TOPS & HOODIES HERE!

Show your support for a Sonoma County PRMD policy change to base vacation rental day & night occupancy allowances on DAILY SEPTIC LOAD CAPACITY, NOT number of bedrooms.

50% of profits will go to the Russian Riverkeeper to support their continued efforts of protecting the Russian River Watershed!

Monte Rio Central is the Free Online Community Directory and Resource Finder!
(Best physical bulletin boards are in the window of Bartlett's Market on Main St @ Moscow Rd. and at the Monte Rio Post Office)
Submissions can be made via the contact link in the menu.



DUTCH BILL CREEK



William "Dutch Bill" Howard (born 1823) was a Danish seaman who jumped ship at San Francisco Bay in 1849 and started a new life as a homesteader near the source of this creek.

In the 1870s, the North Pacific Coast Railroad was built through the valley. In return for donating right-of-way to the railroad, Howard received a lifetime railway pass and got a station named after him.

Join the Dutch Bill Creek Watershed listserve group.

 
   
 
 
 
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